Genocide

Happy Indigenous People’s Day! Sam and Emma host Claudio Saunt, professor of American History at the University of Georgia, to discuss his book Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory. Sam and Emma first run through updates on Russia’s response to the bombing of the Crimean bridge and more news from this […]
Sam and Emma host Kyle T. Mays, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at UCLA, to discuss his recent book An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States, which attempts to reframe a history of US capitalism around as a system built around the dispossession and enslavement of indigenous peoples, from Africa to the Americas. Professor Mays begins by […]
Emma hosts human rights lawyer Katherine Todrys to discuss her recent book Black Snake: Standing Rock, the Dakota Access Pipeline, and Environmental Justice, on how far the fight against DAPL has come even as it’s faded into the background of the media cycles. Todrys first discusses how she first came to human rights, environmental issues, and working with Indigenous […]
Journalist Guy Lawson explains the story behind the most unlikely trip to the North Pole. The crew of armatures who pulled off an incredible North Pole expedition. Historical realities and fictions and North Pole expeditions. Radovan Karadzic convicted for war crimes by the ICC. Ethnic violence in the Balkans. Global violence and anti Muslim bigotry. […]
On today’s M&M Wednesday, Foreign Policy Stories Editor Seyward Darby explains how the Twa people of Rwanda were the hidden victims of the Rwandan genocide, the historical roots of the genocide, the politics of post genocide Rwanda, how erasing ethnic distinction can harm the cause of human rights and how the west is responding to […]